Communication

Does your adrenaline surge when you have a great idea? Do you get excited when making new connections?

Welcome to OU’s communication program, where ideas are encouraged and participation is expected. In our classes, you’ll engage in rigorous study of communication and media theory. You can tailor your major by selecting from a variety of electives ranging from broadcasting and persuasion to communication between genders, families or in organizations. Communication is a liberal arts major designed to engage students in creating a voice for influencing our social world. The program is student-centered with small class sizes and active interaction between students and professors. The Communication Program offers a range of courses emphasizing the combination of theory and practice to help students cultivate knowledge and hands-on experience that will assist them in a range of professional endeavors.

The U.S. Department of Labor has declared there are 16 qualities for high job performance. Ten of those qualities are commonly studied in the field of communication: listening, speaking, creative thinking, decision making, problem solving, reasoning, self-esteem, sociability, self-management and integrity/honesty.

This tool should only be used as a guide — remember to meet with your academic adviser, Career Services and/or faculty to determine appropriate career options.

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    Event Planning

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    Television Broadcasting

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    Radio Production

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    Public Relations

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    Public Affairs

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  • Career Possibilities

    • Advertising
    • Event Planning
    • Government Relations
    • Grant Writing
    • HR/Employment Services
    • Management
    • Public Affairs
    • Public Relations
    • Publishing
    • Radio Broadcasting
    • Radio Production
    • Sales & Marketing
    • Social Media Marketing
    • Television Broadcasting
    • Television Production

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